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BRIGHTON WAR MEMORIAL (1914-1921)
SURNAMES L

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2007

LAKER

Frank Ernest

Leading Telegraphist J/1122, H.M.S. ‘Hardy’, Royal Navy. Destroyer Flotilla’s Accidently drowned 15th September 1914. Aged 24. Son of George & Emily Laker of 2, Porthall Street, Brighton. Regular Sailor. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under unknown Ranks R.N. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR.3

LAKER

John William

Private TF/241347, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (Cinque Ports) 48th South Midland Division (Pioneer Battalion). Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 29th July 1917. Husband of Mrs J.W. Laker of 38, Hartington Road, Brighton. Born in Portslade and enlisted in Brighton. Employee of Brighton Corporation. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Essex Farm Cemetery, Boesinghe, Belgium. B.73.

LAMBERT

Willoughby

Private 5380A, 12th Battalion, Australian Infantry. 3rd Brigade 1st Australian Division. Posted missing on the Somme 13th November 1916. Aged 23. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Born in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Educated at local schools. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Villers Bretonneux Memorial MR.26.

LAMPER

Henry James

Able Seaman PO/216113, H.M.S. ‘Black Prince’, Royal Navy. 1st Cruiser Squadron The Grand Fleet. Lost when the ship sank during the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 30. Son of William Charles & Mary Anne Lamper of Fishersgate. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Able Seamen, Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial.MR.3.

LANDER

Ernest Frederick

Private G/24849, 7th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action 18th September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Alfred & Clara Lander of 84, Lincoln Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Templeux Le Guerard British Cemetery F.1495

LANE

Edward Newton

Ordinary Seaman J/46595, Royal Navy. Aged 19. Died at home after being discharged 28th October 1918. Born in Brighton 1897. Son of Mr & Mrs Lane of Brighton. Next of kin 54, Beaconsfield Road, Brighton. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery. (Private burial. No CWGC headstone)

LANE

John William

Private G/24421, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action near Guezecourt 10th March 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21

LANGDON, MC

The Rev Cecil [R]

Chaplain 4th Class attached to 11th Battalion, Border Regiment. 32nd New Army Division. Killed in an air raid 31st October 1917. Aged 35. Son of Augustine Willam Langdon M.A. Barrister of Lincolns Inn and Mrs Langdon. Husband of Mrs E.M. Langdon of Woburn Sands. Curate of Horam Parish Church. Individual Memorial tablet in St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road, Brighton. Also included on St. Albans Memorial. Buried in Gwalia Cemetery, Belgium. B.36.

LANGLEY

Charles George

Corporal 35452, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment 4th Regular Division. Killed in action at Arras on the first day 9th April 1917. Husband of Mrs C. Langley of Brighton. Born in Norwood South London and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with Suffolk Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Employee of Potter’s of York Place, Brighton. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial. MR.20.

LANGLEY

John Alfred

Private 500112 Royal Army Service Corps. Discharged and died at home after the war 29th November 1919. Born in Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs John Langley. Next of kin resident 3, Prestonville Terrace, Brighton. Brighton Extramural Cemetery. No CWGC Headstone.

LANGLEY

Robert

Private G/16566, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 12th August 1917. Aged 20. Son of William & Clara Langley of 47, Cobden Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium B.112

LANGRIDGE

John Donald

Corporal 27360, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. 40th New Army Division. Killed in action near Bethune 1st August 1916. Aged 24. Husband of Mrs K.E. Langridge of 5, Dorset Buildings, Brighton. Born in Horsham and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery F.80.

LANDSDELL

Thomas Frederick

Corporal SD/2955, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 25th September 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Lansdell of 36, Warwick Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial. MR.30.

LASSETTER

Arthur James

Private L/7593, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Regular Division. Killed in action on the Marne 14th September 1914. Aged 29. Son of James & Annie Lassetter of 30, Kingsley Road, Preston Park. Regular Soldier. Born St. Lukes Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Johns Church Preston Park Memorial Commemorated on The La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial MR.15.

LATHAM

William

Private L/7641, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division Killed in action during the attack on Ovillers 7th July 1916. Husband of Mrs W. Latham of 19, St. Mary Magdalene Street, Brighton. Born St. Peters and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Regular transferred from 2nd Battalion Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

LAW

David

Aged 41 Died after discharge after the war 31st January 1922 Rank, Number and Unit, unknown. Next of kin resident 17, Cambridge Street, Brighton. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery. No CWGC headstone.

LAWSON

Arthur James

Captain, 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 21st New Army Division attached to 110th Brigade Trench Mortar Battery. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 22nd March 1918. Aged 27. Three times mentioned in dispatches. Son of William & Elizabeth Anne Lawson, of ‘The Gables’, Surrenden Road, Preston Park. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Captains. Buried in Saulcourt Churchyard F.669

LAYCOCK

George Frederick

Regimental Sergeant Major 34311, ‘D’ Battery, 150th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery 30th New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 19th July 1917. Aged 37. Husband of Eva Miriam Laycock of 8, Coombe Terrace, Lewes Road, Brighton. Son of Mrs Laycock of 1, Pevensey Road, Brighton. Long service & good conduct medal. 18 years service. Left 3 children. Born & enlisted in Brighton. Brother of T.H.Laycock. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under R.S.M’s & St. Martins Parish Church. Buried in Brandhoek Communal Cemetery Extension, Belgium .B.6

LAYCOCK

John William

Private TF/242784, 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (The Scottish Rifles) Division? Killed in action during the final advance 6th October 1918. Aged 19. Son of John William & Ethel Catherine Laycock of 31, St. Pauls Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Formerly with The Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial but not included in St. Peters. Buried in Lievin Communal Cemetery Extension F.557

LAYCOCK, DCM

Thomas

Private 9848, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 1st Regular Division Killed in action near Bethune 2nd April 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery F.924.

LAYCOCK

T

Unidentified. This could possibly be a duplication as CWGC records and SDGW do not hold another Laycock T. Further investigations needed.

LAYCOCK

Thomas Henry

Private 27426, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 7th October 1916. Son of Mrs Laycock of 1, Pevensey Road, Brighton. Brother of R.S.M. G.F. Laycock. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

LEACH

Harold Albert

Private 80028, Royal Army Medical Corps. 10th Field Ambulance. Western Front. Killed in action 12th April 1917. Aged 36. Son of Frederick & Louisa Leach of Brighton. Husband of Beatrice June Leach of 16, Seville Street, Brighton. Employee of Brighton Tramways. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Point Du Jour Military Cemetery. F.452

LEANEY

Thomas

Pioneer 227816, 305th Road Construction Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 17th September 1917. Aged 42. Husband of Rose Jane Leaney of 45, Stanley Street, Queens Park, Brighton. Son of Charles & Harriett Leaney of 5, Millcroft Cottages, Uckfield. Born in Frant and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Pioneers. Buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium B.84.

LEASON

Frank William John

Private G/20442, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 21st March 1918. Born in Cambridge and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with the 10th (Reserve) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

LE DOUAREC

Frank [Henry]

[Spelt Le DOUREE on memorial] Bandsman 8926, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. 16th Irish Division. Died of disease in military hospital Aldershot, 11th December 1914. Aged 19. Son of Mrs E.M. Le Douarec of 6, Trafalgar Street, Brighton. Regular soldier. Born in Perth, and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. (Le Douree) Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery, Hampshire.

LEEPER

Samuel Edward

Sergeant 27268, R.A. Section, 3rd Echelon, Royal Garrison Artillery. Home Units. Died at home 8th August 1918. Aged 31. Son of Samuel & Alice Leeper. Husband of Kate Leeper of 9, Cottenham Road, Walthamstow, Essex. Born in Hoxton and enlisted in Stratford Brighton connection unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery, Essex 40

LEFEAUX

Alfred John

Gunner !! 301903 Royal Engineers (Medal rolls say Gunner ?) !!. Discharged and died after the war 23rd November 1920. Aged 41. Husband of Mrs Lucy Lefeaux of Preston Park, Brighton. Next of kin resident 20, Herbert Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Born in Brighton. Railwayman. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery

LEGG

Arthur John

Private 122668, 50th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Western Front Units. Reported missing during the German Spring Offensive. 21st March 1918. Aged 32. Not in St. Peters Memorial Book. Son of Arthur George & Mary Legg of 40, Redcross Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Lambeth, South London. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR.27

LEGGATT

Edgar James

Quartermaster Sergeant. Died at home after the war 15th June 1920, wounded in Flanders in 1915. Aged 54. Husband of Nellie Leggatt of 13, Grenville Place, Brighton. Listed on Royal Engineers Memorial, St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

LEGGATT

Harry

Sergeant 58102, ‘C’ Battery, 110th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. 25th New Army Division. Wounded in the Ypres Salient and died 18th April 1917. Aged 25. Son of William & Mary Leggatt of 3, Whippingham Road, Brighton. Enlisted in Brighton. Employee of Brighton Tramways. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Menin Road South Military Cemetery B.72.

LEGGETT

Charles

Private 40336, 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 21st New Army Division. Died in Flanders on the 11th April 1918. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Loughborough. Next of kin residents of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Le Cateau Military Cemetery, F.711

LELLIOTT

Herbert

Private G/878, 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Eastern Division. Divisional Pioneer Battalion. Killed in action at Montauban on the opening day of the Somme Offensive 1st July 1916. Born in Ashurst nr. Steyning and enlisted in Horsham. Next of kin Ashurst (Listed on Ashurst Parish Memorial) Brighton connection unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

LEONARD

Henry Francis Du Jardine

Lance Corporal 86067, 12th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment. 20th New Army Division Died of wounds in military hospital, Etaples 25th November 1917. Aged 38. Son of Mr & Mrs Albert Leonard of Hove. Husband of Mrs K.A. Leonard of 15, Loudon Road, St. Johns Wood, London. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly, Sussex Yeomanry. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery F.40.

LEPPARD

Percy

Sapper 154463, 427th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 42nd East Lancashire Division T.F. attached 6th Entrenching Battalion. Killed in action near Passchendaele 1st November 1917. Aged 38. Son of Charles & Caroline Leppard of ‘Glenview’, Station Road, Steyning. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. (SDGW Lennard P.) Buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium B.24.

LEVETT

Charles

Sergeant 138855, 233rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Western Front. Died of a cerebral haemorrhage 1st January 1917. Aged 37. Son of Alfred & Amelia Jane Levett of 82, Westbourne Street, Hove. Husband of Annette Levett of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Mailly Wood Cemetery.F.131.

LEVETT

Charles [Walter]

Corporal L8310, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division ‘D’ Company. Killed in action near Givenchy 12th January 1915. Aged 29. Son of Frederick & Sarah Levett of 52, Toronto Terrace, Queens Park, Brighton. Born St. Johns, Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Regular Soldier. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

LEVY

Edward Herbert

Private G/16317, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Wounded on the Somme and died in military hospital at Contay. 17th October 1916. Aged 25. Husband of Mrs A. Levy of 87, Brading Road, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Levy of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Born in Newhaven and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Contay British Cemetery F.59

LEWIS

Charles Philip

Private 500094, No 3 Malta Company, Imtarfa Military Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps (T.F.) Died of disease 5th June 1917. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta. Europe 1.

LEWIS

Charles William

Private S/385165, 999th Company, Divisional Train, Royal Army Service Corps. 4th Indian Cavalry. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Died of disease in Egypt 3rd March 1919. Aged 44. Husband of Annie Bertha Lewis of 78, Coventry Street, Brighton. Son of Charles & Eliza Lewis of Tottenham, North London. Born in St. Pancras, London and enlisted in Etaples, France. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery. Egypt. 2.

LEWIS

Douglas Thorne

Boy Telegraphist 1st Class J/68036, H.M. Submarine ‘G 7’, Royal Navy. Submarine Flotillas. Lost with the ship in the North Sea 1st November 1918. Aged 17. Youngest son of Frederick & Annie Lewis of 5, Cuthbert Road, Brighton. Listed on St. Peters Memorial under unknown ranks R.N. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR.3

LEWIS

George [Albert]

Guardsman 1895, 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards. Guards Division. Wounded in the Ypres Salient and died on the 22nd March 1916. Aged 24. Son of John & Sarah Lewis of 40, Station Road, Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, South Wales. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Carmarthen. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.6.

LEWIS

Tobias

Lance Corporal 4073, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (1st Sportsman’s). 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action during the attacks on Transloy Ridge 5th October 1916. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs Lewis of 74, Sutherland Avenue, Maida Vale, London. Formerly G/1306, Royal Sussex Regiment. Born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk and enlisted in St. Pauls Churchyard Art Master, Brighton School of Art. Jewish Artist of great ability. Winner of the Turner Prize. Listed on St. Peters Memorial under Lance Corporals. Buried in Euston Road Cemetery. F.156.

LEWRY

Lionel Robert

Private H/4530, 8th Royal Irish Hussars Cavalry Units Western Front. Died at home, cause unknown, 16th November 1918. Aged 23. Trumpeter. Next of kin unknown. Not listed in SDGW. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

LIDBETTER

Ernest Charles

Sapper 43082, 154th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 37th New Army Division. Killed in action on the first day of the Somme offensive 1st July 1916. Husband of Mrs A. Lidbetter of 42, Myddleton Road, Hornsey, London. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Mill Hill. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery F.745.

LINDFIELD

Percy William

Able Seaman R/6248, ‘Drake’ Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Severely gassed during the German Spring offensive and died in military hospital at Le Treport 26th March 1918. Aged 30. Husband of Grace Gertrude Lindfield of 43 Richmond Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Able Seamen Royal Navy and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Mont Huon Cemetery, Le Treport. F.13.

LING

Frederick [B]

Lance Corporal 7920, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 29th Regular Division. Gallipoli Units. Killed in action on Gallipoli 16th July 1915. Born Preston Park and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Gallipoli. Gal.6.

LINTOTT

Albert [Edward]

Lance Corporal 7987, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action on the Marne 8th September 1914. Aged 30. Regular Soldier. Born Preston Park and enlisted in Brighton. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial but not in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bellot Communal Cemetery, Seine et Marne F.1426.

LINTOTT

Cecil Ray

Gunner 1592, 3rd Sussex Battery, 1st Home Counties Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Mesopotamian Units. Died of disease in military hospital in Basra, Mesopotamia 20th July 1916. Aged 22. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Youngest son of Councillor & Mrs Lintott of Brighton. Employee of The Brighton Telephone Company. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq.6.

LINTOTT

Henry James

Private S 255926, 3rd Infantry Base Depot, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of meningitis in military hospital, Rouen 16th March 1917. Aged 35. Husband of Mrs Florence Lintott of 45, Blatchington Road, Hove. Son of Mr & Mrs H.J. Lintott of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. F.146

LINTOTT

[William] Richard

Private G/4384, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Vermelles 29th August 1915. Aged 32. Husband of Lily Lintott who later re-married and was living in 16, Melbourne Street, Lewes Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery F.423.

LIPSCOMBE

Percival

Listed with this spelling under unknown ranks in St. Peters Memorial Book. No record with CWGC or SDGW with these details. This could be a duplication of Lipscomb P.W. below.

LIPSCOMB

Percy William

Private 235005, 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. 4th Regular Division. Killed in action at Arras 3rd May 1917. Aged 21. Only son of Mrs & Mrs William Henry Lipscomb of ‘The Crescent Inn’, 6, Clifton Hill, Brighton. Served in Mesopotamia for two years with the 1/4th Hampshire Regiment. Enlisted in Salisbury, Wiltshire. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

LITTLE

George William

Private G/4947, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 24th September 1917. Aged 23. Son of George James & Charlotte Jane Little of 4, Wellington Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of H.C. Little. Mr & Mrs Little later moved to Burgess Hill. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

LITTLE

Herbert Charles

Private G/7625, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Died of tuberculosis at home, 17th July 1918. Aged 22. Son of George James & Charlotte Jane Little of 4, Wellington Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of G.W. Little. Mr & Mrs Little later moved to Burgess Hill. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

LOCK

Charles William

Leading Seaman J/2757, H.M.S. ‘Pembroke’, Royal Navy. Chatham Shore Establishment. Died of tuberculosis at home 6th February 1919. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs E.F.C. Lock of 15, New England Road, Brighton. Born in London. Served in The Persian Gulf. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

LOCK

Thomas [Herbert]

Private 11399, 5th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Loos 7th November 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

LOCKE

Percy Harold

Gunner 178732, ‘C’ Battery 93rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery 20th Light Division. Killed in action 20th January 1918. Aged 20. Son of Mrs A. Locke of 15, John Street, Brighton. Brother of W.H. Locke & W.A. Locke. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Hermies Hill British Cemetery. F.530.

LOCKE

Walter [Harold]

Private 42263, 4th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 35th Division. Died at home 31st October 1918. Son of Mrs A. Locke of 15, John Street, Brighton. Brother of P.H. and W.A. Locke. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with The Middlesex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

LOCKE

William Allen

Private, Royal Army Medical Corps. Discharged. Number unknown. Died at home after the war 13th February 1919. Aged 30. Son of Mrs A. Locke of 15, John Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of W.A. & P.H. Locke. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery. No CWGC headstone.

LONG

Bernard Henry Wilmott

Private SD/4830, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Wounded during the German Spring offensive in Flanders and died on the 23rd April 1918. Aged 20. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.4.

LONG

Charles Leonard

Private G/18602, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Eastern Division Killed in action near Thiepval 29th October 1916. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with The Royal Fusiliers. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

LONG

William

Private TF/229744, 1st Battalion, London Regiment attached to the 13th Battalion (Kensingtons). 56th London Division. T.F. Killed in action near Amiens 23rd August 1918. Aged 21. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin resident in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Achiet Le Grand Communal Cemetery Extension. F.518.

LONGHURST

William John

Private G/4962, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Wounded at Ovillers on the Somme and died 10th July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Martha Longhurst of 26, Frederick Gardens, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery F.833.

LONGLAND

Charles Henry

Private G/2059, 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action at Ypres 5th July 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Henry Longland of 29, Claremont Place, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Dickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension, Belgium B.29.

LONGLEY

Frank Reginald

Private G/12837, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action near Loos 5th July 1917. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs Reginald Longley of 122, Hythe Road, Brighton. Husband of Daisy Longley. (Later re married, of 1, Glynde Road) Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with The Royal Sussex Regiment Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR19.

LOOP

Reginald Thomas

Private G/16606, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 13th April 1917. Aged 29. Husband of Florence Loop of 12 Grena Road, Richmond, Surrey. Brighton connection unknown. Name also recorded on the Parish Memorial at Hurstpierpoint. Born in Northampton and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Name not on Richmond War Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.MR.29

LOOSELEY

Wilfred Wingate

Rifleman 9985, 1/5th Battalion, London Regiment (1st London Rifle Brigade) 56th London Division. Killed in action 27th April 1917. Born in Stoke Newington. Next of kin unknown. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brighton connection, unknown. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.MR.29

LOWER

Francis George Andrew

Private 4566, 16th Battalion, Australian Infantry. 4th Brigade. 4th Australian Division. Died of wounds on the 5th October 1916. Aged 33. Son of William Edmund & Annie Lower of 15, Sussex Terrace, Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, Belgium B.15.

LOWER

James

Private F/2676, 23rd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 41st New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 9th May 1917. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs James Lower of Brighton. Husband of Mrs E.M. Lower of 67, Cobden Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with The Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Dickebusch New Military Cemetery, Belgium B.28.

LUCAS

Frederick George

Private L/10141, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 3rd May 1917 Born in Elm Grove Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Regular. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

LUCAS

Maurice Thomas

Private Tf/291014, 2/10th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 53rd Welsh Division T.F. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Killed in action during the Second Battle of Gaza 19th April 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Thomas Lucas of 1, Redvers Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Enlisted Stamford Brook, Middlesex and enlisted in Brighton Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and in St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Buried in The Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine Pal.8.

LUCAS

Robert Henry

Private SD/1772, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Wounded in the attack off the Rue De Bois on June 30th and died the following day 1st July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Robert & Mary Lucas of Brighton. Husband of Lily May Lucas of Laburnham Cottage, North Berstead, Nr.Bognor. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Bognor. (Listed on Bognor W.M. Hospital) Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under unknown Ranks. Buried in Merville Communal Cemetery F.345.

LUCAS, MM

Thomas

Lance Corporal G/16046, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Reported missing during the German Spring Offensive 21st March 1918. Born in Capel, Surrey and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Lucas of North Holmwood, Surrey (Listed on North Holmwood Parish Church W.M.) Resident of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR.27.

LUCAS

William Edward

Private SD/2351, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30th June 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez F.924.

LUCK

Arthur Henry

Private 12009, 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 8th Regular Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 16th August 1917. Aged 25. Son of Henry Thomas & Eleanor Luck of 35, Elder Street, Brighton. Born in Fulham and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of H.J. Luck. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

LUCK

Henry Joseph

Driver 120876, ‘C’ Battery, 315th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died at home on the 16th December 1917. Aged 22. Son of Henry Thomas & Eleanor Luck of 35, Elder Street, Brighton. Born in Fulham & enlisted in Brighton. Brother of A.H. Luck. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

LUCK

Richard Thomas

Gunner 54835, 19th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action at Jeancourt 18th February 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Jeancourt Communal Cemetery F.238

LUDBY

Alfred George

Able Seaman 177913, H.M.S. ‘Simoon’, Royal Navy. Harwich Destroyer Flotillas. Among 47 lost when the ‘R’ Class Destroyer sunk by our own units after being torpedoed by the German destroyer S.50 off the Dutch coast on the 23rd January 1917. Son of Elizabeth Ludby of Brighton. Husband of Ada Ludby Of 35, Jersey Street, Brighton. Not listed in Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial MR.1.

LULHAM

Leslie Bertram Jermaine

Private G/16826, Royal West Kent Regiment. Died of wounds at home after the War 23rd May 1919. Aged 36. Husband of Florence Lulham of 2, St. Mary’s Place, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs T. Lulham. Born in Brighton. Severely wounded in January 1917. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

LUMLEY

John Albert

Private 17871, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Guards Division. Taken prisoner during the German Spring offensive in Flanders and died of wounds in captivity 21st April 1918. Aged 24. Son of John Stephen & Rose Ellen Lumley of 45, Cheltenham Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery, Allied Extension, Belgium.B.406

LYDFORD

Alfred James

Lance Corporal SD/4150, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the attack by The 116th Brigade on Becourt Ridge 3rd September 1916. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Lydford of 155, Queens Park Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Brother of A.W. Lydford. Employee of The Brighton Corporation. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery Extension F.1013.

LYDFORD

Arthur [William]

Private SD/3159, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the attack by the 116th Brigade on the Rue De Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Lydford of 155, Queens Park Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of L/Cpl. A.J. Lydford. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

LYON

William

Corporal M2/115148, 635th Motor Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died at sea in transit and buried in East Africa 6th July 1917. Born in Dublin and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Dar es Salaam War Cemetery, Tanzania. (German East Africa)

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